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    Sounds impressive. For those of us who are not...

    Sounds impressive. For those of us who are not familiar with the route areas is there a basic route map to orient a view??
    Thanks
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    When asking for help, it's best to give more...

    When asking for help, it's best to give more information rather than less. I'm assuming you have a working installation. In your case, what route, what consist is this happening?? Does the route and...
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    Really nice. Really moving too. Love to find time...

    Really nice. Really moving too. Love to find time to get a few B&O E-27s done, someday. Not the 2-8-0 brutes you model, but nice haulers. They were all over the B&O system till the end of steam.
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    This should help:...

    This should help: http://openrails.org/files/Keyboard_Layout_DE_V1.3.1e.pdf
  5. Thread: B&O West End

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    Finishing up track. Had to avoid the tile...

    Finishing up track. Had to avoid the tile boundary (red line). Need to construct engine house, car repair and car building as well as repurpose other buildings for yard offices and such
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    Newly released PRR-ER

    Newly released PRR-ER
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    Not sure what you mean. Tracks automatically snap...

    Not sure what you mean. Tracks automatically snap to one another at the exact same height. If you introduce a gradient, then the next track will automatically at the ending height of the track piece....
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    Nice, really nice. See you are using TSRE5....

    Nice, really nice. See you are using TSRE5. Please let us know of any tips and learning from building the route
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    First, do you have a backup of the route? Second,...

    First, do you have a backup of the route? Second, have you downloaded TSRE5 editor? http://koniec.org/tsre5/data/

    When using MSTS RE, you MUST save your work every 3-5 minutes and make a backup of...
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    My personal route building experience leads my to...

    My personal route building experience leads my to believe that the relatively poorer rendering by MSTS historically obscured issues like you cite in #2 and #3. The better rendering engine in ORTS...
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    what version of Windows are you running?

    what version of Windows are you running?
  12. Go for it. If you are in the reskinning mood, I'd...

    Go for it. If you are in the reskinning mood, I'd love to get a variety of 1940s and 1950s trucks. You can base them on freely available downloads here.
  13. Thread: B&O West End

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    Keyser yard and town construction continues. It...

    Keyser yard and town construction continues. It fills almost two full tiles
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    A huge thanks. This is a tremendous step in...

    A huge thanks. This is a tremendous step in moving the Open Rails community to a common set of diesel physics. This is fundamental for consistent activities, timetables and a lot of other things.
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    You can download the original Allegheny ref file...

    You can download the original Allegheny ref file from here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/bq92dq0v7rrjz4p/Allegheny.ref?dl=0

    Michael willed me all his MSTS work to potentially update and improve upon...
  16. Thread: B&O West End

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    I'm focused on getting three things as close to...

    I'm focused on getting three things as close to reality as possible - tractive performance, steam consumption, and coal/water usage. With MSTS, I though we had gotten pretty close. I've not paid...
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    Unfortunately, Big Sixes, as the 2-10-2 class was...

    Unfortunately, Big Sixes, as the 2-10-2 class was nicknamed, didn't see much action of the West End except as the lead on a very few passenger trains and helpers on some merchandise extras. West End...
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    Good looking. You cannot miss those even from far...

    Good looking. You cannot miss those even from far away!
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    You have just highlighted the value of having a...

    You have just highlighted the value of having a strong community, and not just a vendor, developing content for a game.
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    This was especially interesting because I had to...

    This was especially interesting because I had to selectively move the location of switches because of the tile boundary without destroying the flow and purpose of the yard tracks.

    Thanks for the...
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    Well the early phase is complete - East Receiving...

    Well the early phase is complete - East Receiving Yard is done and successfully crossed tile boundary with 11 tracks!

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    only west receiving yard and east/west classification yards to go,...
  22. Have you downloaded Michael Vone's Guide To Route...

    Have you downloaded Michael Vone's Guide To Route Building from the file library? Great reference to refresh forgotten abilities.
  23. Thread: B&O West End

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    Thank you for the advice. I appreciate all the...

    Thank you for the advice. I appreciate all the sincere comments. I'm leaning towards doing as much as possible given the limitations of Scalerail and my abilities. But I REFUSE to use dynamic track,...
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    Starting on Keyser yard, first the approach...

    Starting on Keyser yard, first the approach tracks and cross overs.
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    Next is east receiving yard
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    Question: Should I build an exact replica or use some selective compression given...
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    Only what was available in the file library -...

    Only what was available in the file library - csxsig.zip. I started building signals in TSM because I thought what I needed wasn't available. I have track charts so I know exactly what signal head...
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